Deftones' Abe Cunningham checks in...

The Deftones' drummer Abe Cunningham has posted a message at the band's blogspot about the status of their next album and all sounds promising!

Abe says:

"Hey all, we´re almost finished tracking our record up here at The Spot and we´ll head up to Terry´s studio in Seattle next month to add the final touches and begin mixing. We´re all excited about how this record is taking shape, and can´t wait to share it with all of you! In the meantime, we want to let our friends in the Phoenix area know that we´ll be headlining KUPD´s End of Summer Scorcher Sept 20th in Peoria, AZ with our good friends Alice In Chains. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, AUG 2nd at all local AZ Club Tattoo locations. They´ll also be available online beginning Monday, AUG 4th via Check it out at"

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Chris Barnes

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